What Happened on August 21, 1974

Famous Birthdays

Amy FisherAmy Fisher (48 years old)

American woman who when aged 17 shot Mary Jo Buttafuoco while having an affair with her husband, born in Long Island, New York

  • Pietra Gay, WNBA guard/forward (Houston Comets)
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

  • Buford Pusser, American sheriff of McNairy County, Tennessee, dies in a single vehicle car crash at 36
1974 Highlights

About August 21, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (You're) Having My Baby - Paul Anka with Odia Coates
  • UK #1 Song: When Will I See You Again - Three Degrees